Why Plug Power Stock Just Popped

Rich Smith, The Motley Fool
·2-min read
Why Plug Power Stock Just Popped

Plug Power stock was up 3.5% as of 1 p.m. EST Wednesday. From an intraday high of $75.49 hit Jan. 26, shares of Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) lost more than half their value through the nadir of yesterday's tech stock rout, falling nearly as far as $37 a share before recovering somewhat. Other fuel cell stocks have suffered similar declines: FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ: FCEL) lost more than half its value in less than two weeks, Bloom Energy (NYSE: BE) nearly half, and Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) about 40%.